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Brazil suffered further World Cup humiliation as Louis van Gaal signed off as Netherlands head coach with a 3-0 victory in Brasilia.

Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other. The South Americans beat West Germany to win the 1986 World Cup before the Europeans gained revenge in the final four years later.

Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other. The South Americans beat West Germany to win the 1986 World Cup before the Europeans gained revenge in the final four years later.

Alexis Sanchez, the man Arsenal believe can fire them to the Barclays Premier League title, has sealed his £30 million move from Barcelona.

Will fans root for Argentina, the homeland of Pope Francis, who is known to be an ardent soccer aficionado? Or will they back Germany, the native country of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, also a big football fan?

Never in her worst nightmares did Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff imagine such a crushing soccer defeat, she saids in an interview on wednesday.

Bayelsa State Governor Hon Henry Seriake Dickson has charged Members of the Nigerian Wrestling Team to this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland to make the country proud by winning laurels at the games scheduled to hold between the 23rd of July and the 3rd of August.

Minister of Sports, Tamuno Danagogo, on Wednesday assured football-loving Nigerians that the world football ruling body, FIFA, does not have any reason to sanction the country on the recent removal of the erstwhile Chairman, Nigeria Football Federation, Aminu Maigari.

The FIFA Emergency Committee on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation and by extension Nigeria with immediate effect from all its activities.
This is on account of government’s interference in the running of the NFF.

South America team, Argentina has defeated Netherland by 4-2 on penalties to qualify to final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

FIFA has suspended Nigeria from international competition after football leaders were fired by the government following the team's World Cup exit.

As the Semi Final match commences,
BRA captain David Luiz and Julio Cesar were seen holding up a Neymar jersey during national anthem. Bone-chilling, as always

It was a dramatic semi-final for hosts Brazil as Germany motivated by Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos humiliated them in front of home fans by scoring seven unreplied goals.

Nigeria is not backing down after sacking its entire national football federation leadership, ignoring a FIFA directive and moving closer to a ban from internationals for the reigning African champion.

Mats Hummels headed Germany past France at the Maracana and into a FIFA World Cup semi-final at the Mineirao.

An eighth-minute half-volley from Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain proved to be enough to take Argentina through to the semi-finals of Brazil 2014 at the expense of Belgium side who failed to fire in Brasilia.

With tears streaming down his face after being kneed in the back, Neymar was carried off the field on a stretcher.

Brazil has survived Colombians scare to punch ticket to WorldCup semifinals. Brazil will be playing Germany in the Semi-Finals.

The government also called for a corruption probe of the NFF.